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$69.99 at NorthernTool.com

Junior engineers can build their own motorized vehicles and machines and control them with a wireless remote control courtesy of a... science-minded building kit. A unique six button infrared remote allows kids to control three different motors simultaneously, in addition to combining them to make complex vehicles and machines. Assemble ten models demonstrating different ways in which the motors can be used including a bulldozer, car, three-wheeler, crane, antique car, plow, folding car, formula one racer, three-blade dozer and robotic arm. After budding scientists have built the models in the instructions, they can design their own remote control creations from the 182 building pieces that include three motors, a remote control unit, battery holder and building blocks. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Style Name: Thames & Kosmos 'Remote Control Machines' Building Kit. Style Number: 926107. Manufacturer part number 555004 Ages 8 and upA 48-page instruction book gives illustrated step-by-step instructions that help children learn through play in addition to develop mechanical understanding, creative thinking skills and hand-eye coordination Includes 182 building pieces that are compatible with all Thames & Kosmos Construction Series, Physics Series, Wind Power & Hydropower kitsPlastic By Thames &Kosmos; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$29.71 at Store For Knowledge

Space Exploration Science KitBlast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it with a wide array of cosmic expe...riments.Launch three types of rockets, using balloons and chemical reactions to learn about rock Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$69.99 at Kotulas

Junior engineers can build their own motorized vehicles and machines and control them with a wireless remote control courtesy of a... science-minded building kit. A unique six button infrared remote allows kids to control three different motors simultaneously, in addition to combining them to make complex vehicles and machines. Assemble ten models demonstrating different ways in which the motors can be used including a bulldozer, car, three-wheeler, crane, antique car, plow, folding car, formula one racer, three-blade dozer and robotic arm. After budding scientists have built the models in the instructions, they can design their own remote control creations from the 182 building pieces that include three motors, a remote control unit, battery holder and building blocks. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Style Name: Thames & Kosmos 'Remote Control Machines' Building Kit. Style Number: 926107. Manufacturer part number 555004 Ages 8 and upA 48-page instruction book gives illustrated step-by-step instructions that help children learn through play in addition to develop mechanical understanding, creative thinking skills and hand-eye coordination Includes 182 building pieces that are compatible with all Thames & Kosmos Construction Series, Physics Series, Wind Power & Hydropower kitsPlastic By Thames &Kosmos; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$23.49 at Target.com

Play the role of archaeologist as you explore this pyramid model and the treasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to dec...ipher the secret to unlocking the pyramid, use tools and techniques similar to those of a real archaeologist to carefully excavate a sarcophagus and four canopic urns from the hardened sandy catacomb inside. Practice the best techniques for excavating an archaeological site, such as digging, troweling, screening, brushing, and record keeping. As you uncover the artifacts in the pyramid, you will learn about important aspects of archaeological science, including surveys, excavation, conservation, dating, and remote sensing. Learn how to create a gridded excavation site and a diorama. Investigate the layout of the pyramid, its various chambers, hidden passageways, and security devices by constructing a three-dimensional cross section of the pyramid. A full-color, 32-page manual gives step-by-step instructions for the activities and experiments.Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$74.99 at Amazon.com

Curious minds will explore the wonderful worlds of the physical and life sciences through a fun, fifteen-chapter book that guides ...them through 100 thrilling experiments. They?ll learn and investigate Bernoulli's Principle, the electromagnetic spectrum, the circulatory system, centrifugal force and more! A perfect foray into the field for the someday scientist. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Style Name: Thames & Kosmos 'Elements of Science' Experiment Kit. Style Number: 754228. Manufacturer part number 631116 Ages 10 and upIncludes materials and a 112-page full-color manual for 100 experiments By Thames &Kosmos; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$33.49 $31.99 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Science is often said to be magic, and magical phenomena are often explain...ed with science. This kit gives kids a fun way to explore scientific occurrences and principles by doing exciting tricks and performances for an audience. The 20 easy tricks in this kit always have scientific explanations behind them, even if they appear to defy the laws of physics and nature. The tricks include levitating objects, making objects appear as if to move on their own, gravity-defying water, magically puncturing an apple with a flimsy plastic straw, a magical funnel that won t let water through, resting a balloon on a bed of nails without it... Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$33.49 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Perform 25 sweet experiments and learn important physical science principl...es related to candy and cooking. Discover why sugar crystallizes to make rock candy, and learn about specific heat and the phases of matter by molding chocolates. Use a thermometer and learn about heat and temperature while boiling sugar, and gain experience with measurements and conversions, volumes, and weights. Make gummy candies, chocolate shapes, and hard sugar candy and finish them with foils, paper cups, sticks, and wrappers. Does not contain hazardous chemicals or food items; you supply the safe ingredients from your kitchen. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$89.99 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! This comprehensive science kit explores more advanced physics by focusing ...on water and air. Delve into the world of fluid dynamics, oscillation, hydraulics, and pneumatics as you build 14 models of complex, real-world devices including a wind tunnel, pneumatic shocks, and a hydraulic lift. Learn how physics extends far beyond the classroom, giving us an amazing set of tools that can be applied in the real world to engineer marvelous things. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$23.49 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Play the role of archaeologist as you explore this pyramid model and the t...reasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to decipher the secret to unlocking the pyramid, use tools and techniques similar to those of a real archaeologist to carefully excavate a sarcophagus and four canopic urns from the hardened sandy catacomb inside. Practice the best techniques for excavating an archaeological site, such as digging, troweling, screening, brushing, and record keeping. As you uncover the artifacts in the pyramid, you will learn about important aspects of archaeological science, including surveys, excavation, conservation, dating, and... Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$34.96 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! The thames and kosmos glowing chemistry set combines fun and learning for ...your super science fan. An activity guide, experiment guide and instruction guide help understand how to use the 30 included pieces in 22 experiments. Real chemicals (such as potassium hexacyanoferrate) and real lab instruments (such as petri dishes and pipettes) create a real science kit. Boys and girls experiment with uv light and luminol. Ages 10 and up. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$35.99 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Discover the science of living things with this complete introductory micr...oscope kit. The beautifully illustrated experiment manual guides you through observations of many living specimens found in and around your home: onion cells, pond water, chloroplasts, plant stem cross sections, microorganisms, mouth cells, meat cells, different types of hair and fur, dust mites, bugs, pollen in honey, and much more. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$49.99 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Physics is an essential science for everyone, and this kit provides a comp...rehensive explanation of mechanical physics. Through building 36 models and conducting subsequent experiments with the models, you will learn the fundamental laws of mechanical physics. Start by building small models, such as a fixed pulley, to learn about basic forces and simple machines. Then, work your way up to more complex machines, such as a pendulum clock, to learn more advanced concepts like work and centripetal force. This hands-on approach is both fun and effective because the principles of physics are demonstrated right in front of you. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$131.99 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! The fuel cell x7 edition is designed to be accessible to more users, both ...in terms of content and price. The manual focuses more on building and designing a fuel cell car, rather than the comprehensive lesson on the science of fuel cells and solar cells found in the original version. The minimum age is lower and the instructions are geared toward a younger audience. The kit has been optimized for simplicity and ease of use over thorough experimentation. With its new focus, some parts have become unnecessary and have been removed. The kit that is right for you or your child will depend on your needs, interest level, and age group. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$49.95 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Your little science champs will love the thames and kosmos jumperbot robot... kit. They can build 8 jumping, crawling, bouncing real machines, using the same parts to build a crawling crab, a kicking machine, a grappler claw and more. A 24-page, full-color manual walks them through the steps to make each brightly colored plastic machine while they explore and learn spring-powered science. Kids can enjoy playing with this 98-pc. Science kit by themselves or with friends. Ages 8 and up. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$62.99 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Build 10 different models including a a working hovercraft that glides acr...oss smooth floors or flat water on a cushion of air to learn how even though air is invisible, it still has mass and can support very heavy objects under the right circumstances. Experiment with propellers and impellers to learn about air pressure and air flow. The models in this kit use a unique blower motor and a safe, soft-bladed fan to drive a series of models. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$31.49 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! This kit is, in fact, rocket science, but that doesn t mean it s difficult... or boring! Physics comes alive in this action-packed series of experiments centered around a specially-designed stomp-on rocket launcher with three foam rockets. Launch water- and air-powered rockets to learn about action and reaction forces, build a balloon-propelled rocket, boat, and race car, and play a game to try to hit target planets with the foam rockets. Explore the physical principles of gravity and inertia, and learn about air pressure. Read up on the different vehicles humans have used to escape earth s... Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$32.99 $29.99 at Target

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Explore the invisible and amazing power of magnets with 33 engaging experi...ments and games. Identify which materials are magnetic and which are not, discover how earth behaves like one giant magnet, learn about magnetic poles and magnetic fields, observe how electricity relates to magnetism by building an electromagnet, and much more! Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$39.95 at Amazon

602086 Features: -Welcomes young children to the field of engineering with 25 experiments and building projects in five sections.-...Children will learn apply their scientific and technical knowledge to design machines and devices.-Start by learning some engineering basics with experiments on levers, forces, and pulleys.-Build simple devices using these basic components.-48-page guidebook.-Engineering teaches engineering fundamentals with step-by-step, hands-on experiments and building projects.-Ages 5 and up. Assembly Instructions: -Assembly required. Dimensions: -Guide book dimensions: 5.5'' W x 8.25'' D. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

Splash into science with this experiment kit designed specifically for use in the bathtub, kitchen sink, or backyard kiddie pool! ...Try nine fun experiments with water to learn about the properties of water, water pressure, buoyancy, surface tension, and more. Build a boat, a tiny waterwheel, soapy spinning disks, and communicating vessels. The experiment manual is printed on waterproof plastic cards instead of paper. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

Thames & Kosmos Dinosaur Fossils

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

Little Labs Plant Science

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

659240 Features: -Examine the factors that influence the reaction.-Show off your crystal creations in two special locking display ...cases. Color/Finish: -Grow amazing crystals that change color.-Learn about the chemical reaction that causes the beautiful shift in colors.-Conduct a chemical analysis to better understand why the color change occurs. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

659271 Features: -Balloons are more than just a lot of hot air.-Learn about air pressure and force by doing lively experiments wit...h air, water, and rubber balloons.-See how air is not just emptiness, but has volume and takes up space.-Try blowing up a balloon in a bottle.-Make a simple water fountain to learn about air pressure.-Race a jet-propelled balloon rocket to investigate forces.-Balloons zooming, floating, popping, and flying all around the room.-Lift a pile of books with your breath.-Blow up a balloon with a simple chemical reaction. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

Early Science Learning for Pre-K to Kindergarten. Do fun tricks with bubbles to learn basic scientific principles. Blow giant bubb...les, mini-bubbles, bubbles within bubbles, chains of bubbles, and bubble blankets. Includes original Pustefix solution. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$13.95 at Amazon

Early Science Learning for Pre-K to Kindergarten. Explore the phenomena of optical illusions with ten fun experiments. Play with a... distorting mirror. Learn how 3D glasses work. Build a kaleidoscope. Make a simple "motion picture." Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

Early Science Learning for Pre-K to Kindergarten. Discover the invisible world of magnetic forces. "Draw" pictures with magnets. M...ake a magnetic driving test. Test the strength of magnets and learn how to lift objects without touching them! Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

Grow a marvelous crystal garden with these fast-growing crystals. The centers of four flower cards bloom into delicate crystal str...uctures in just a few hours. You can practically see the crystals form before your eyes on the branches of filter-paper trees. Learn about how and why crystals form, and experiment with different colored flowers. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

Explore the physical properties of water in eight experiments. Learn why boats float. Defy gravity with water. Experiment with sur...face tension and the basic principles of hydraulics. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

Build Your Own Battery. Explore the exciting science of electrochemistry with this fun electric lab. Build a battery that produces... electricity from lemon juice. Use the battery to power a digital clock with LCD display. Experiment with using other acids, such as cola or even salty water, to power your clock. Learn the basics of electricity, electrochemical reactions, batteries, and conductors and insulators. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$36.95 at Amazon

Based on the bestselling children's book The Dangerous Book for Boys, this kit presents electronics every kid should know through ...fun, engaging, and impressive experiments and activities. Learn about electric current and electrons. Conduct hair-raising experiments with static electricity. Read a brief history of the research and discoveries associated with electricity and electronics. Investigate materials to see if they are conductors or insulators. Assemble series circuits and parallel circuits. Discover the relationships between voltage, current, and power. Experiment with resistors, capacitors, diodes, and LEDs. Investigate logical circuits and transistors. Build an electromagnet, an electric motor, a voltaic pile, a joy buzzer, and a vibrating bug. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$49.95 at Amazon

624811 Features: -Learn about how different devices are used to extract useful energy.-Build a waterwheel, a sawmill, and a hammer... mill to harness the energy of moving water to do different types of physical work.-Learn about water pressure by building a water tower, communicating vessels, and a water fountain.-Construct a hydroelectric power station to generate electricity and light an LED.-Learn about where the energy in ocean waves, tides, and rivers comes.-32-page experiment manual offers illustrated instructions and scientific information.-Ages 8 and up. Color/Finish: -Full-color. Assembly Instructions: -Assembly required. Dimensions: -Guide book dimensions: 5.5'' W x 8.25'' D. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$34.95 at Amazon

Your future scientist will be astounded with optical illusions and amazing visual phenomena as you explore the science of human pe...rception in this fascinating kit. Experiment with light and the color spectrum by building a color wheel, a fiber optic peacock, and diffraction glasses. Learn how the eye and a camera are similar and how they are different. Build a camera obscura and pinhole glasses. Investigate lenses and light refraction. Experiment with spatial vision and depth perception with 3D glasses and an Ames room model. Find your blind spot and watch things disappear. View stunning optical illusions involving shapes, color, depth, and scale. Make a curved line look straight. Turn cardboard transparent. See the world shrink. Make white by mixing red, green, and blue, and see colors in black and white. Learn about how optical illusions relate to techniques commonly used by artists. See firsthand how your eye and brain work together to perceive color, light, depth, perspective, size, shape, and motion. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$39.95 at Amazon

643522 Features: -Mold fun plaster shapes, including stars, lightning bolts, dolphins, and pyramids.-Display your crystal creation...s in a clear treasure chest with a locking lid.-Mold your own geode a hollow rock with crystals growing inside.-Create a beautiful crystal cavern inside.-Experiment with growing crystals rapidly and slowly.-Observe how that affects the crystal structures.-Many small crystals on the surface of a rock.-Measure how the crystallization of solids out of a solution.-Dissolution of crystals back into solution, affect the temperature of the solution.-Learn about the energy of crystallization.-Investigate solutions, crystallization, and the chemistry of crystal growing.-Learn about the structures and geometries of different crystal shapes.-Thoroughly tested and safe: Over one million units of this kit have sold worldwide. Color/Finish: -Uses dyes to form colored crystals.-Mix the dyes to grow a rainbow of custom colored crystals.-Full-color, 32 Page experiment manual guides experiments in crystal chemistry and earth science. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$39.95 at Amazon

News of environmental problems threatening life on Earth seems to be everywhere. All of this information can be frightening and co...nfusing, especially to a child. This science kit gives you the tools and informationto learn firsthand about the environmental problems burdening our planet and how we as a civilization can overcome these problems through sustainable practices and the sensible use of technology. <p>The kit is organized into five main sections: renewable energies, natural resource usage, climate change prevention, waste and water management, and energy conservation. Exploring these topics by doing hands-on experiments and seeing real results helps young scientists attain a solid grounding in these often abstract and intangible concepts. Construct a miniature water treatment plant and learn how substances in unnatural concentrations can pollute habitats and harm life. Manufacture recycled paper and plastic. Get an understanding of the rapid growth in world population. Explore the causes and consequences of the greenhouse effect with carbon dioxide tests. Experiment with heat transfer and insolation. Build devices to explore wind power, water power, and passive and active solar power technology. Become an "energy detective" and track down wasteful uses of energy at school and in your home.</p> Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$32.95 at Amazon

665050 Features: -Experiments to determine which materials are magnetic.-Learn about magnetic poles and magnetic fields.-Discover ...how Earth behaves like one giant magnet.-Compasses to take advantage of this phenomenon to determine which way is north.-Conduct a series of experiments to learn first.-Magnets behave and interact under different conditions.-Make invisible magnetic fields visible using iron filings in an enclosed transparent box.-Build an electromagnet to learn how electricity relates to magnetism.-Finally, have some fun with what you have learned by playing some games with magnets. Color/Finish: -Full-color, 48-page manual guides experiments with illustrated step-by-step instructions. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at Amazon

659202 Features: -Take your experiments on the road with this travel-friendly science kit.-Assemble a simple pair of binoculars an...d learn how they work.-Set up a mini cable car to run between car windows or airplane tray tables.-Explore rotational speed with a spinning disk experiment.-Build a balance scale to measure weights.-Experiment with a mini boomerang.-Observe optical illusions with a spinning top.-Calculate how far a distance is on a map, and how fast you are traveling.-Learn fun facts about migrating animals and how fast earth is traveling through space.-Make a ''enticular'' postcard that looks different depending on the viewing angle. Includes: -Includes everything you need to do fun experiments on road trips, plane flights, train rides, and vacations. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$49.95 at Amazon

Gyroscopes are used in countless devices. From smartphones, tablets, and video game controllers to airplanes and space telescopes,... gyroscopes perform tasks ranging from the everyday to the extraordinary. With this kit, children can explore the astonishing powers of the gyroscope by building seven motorized models, including a robot that can balance on two linear wheels and move along a tightrope! Kids will learn about the physical science principles that keep the robot balanced, making it appear to defy gravity. By constructing seven different models with the motorized gyroscope unit, young engineers can experiment with and learn about the science of gyroscopic devices and the indispensable role they play in our lives. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$36.95 at Amazon

600001 Features: -Learn about atoms, elements, and the periodic table by building simple models.-Discover ionic and covalent bondi...ng.-Investigate topics in organic chemistry such as alcohols, proteins, and plastics.-Learn about chemistry is used in the real world and read a brief history of the science.-With more than 30 hands-on experiments and projects, it offers a great opportunity for parent-son bonding.-32-page manual guides your experiments.-Ages 8 and up. Color/Finish: -Make plastic out of milk, a stink bomb, a smoke bomb, and colorful slime.-Full-colored. Assembly Instructions: -Assembly required. Dimensions: -Guide book dimensions: 8'' W x 8'' D. Read More

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